Flashcards in Respiratory Deck (187)
Which nerve mediates the cough reflex?
internal laryngeal nerve
Would a PE more likely go to base or apex of lung?
Which two drugs can cause Pulmonary HTN?
cocaine and amphetamines
Which heart structure can be visible during Pulmonary HTN?
Which tumor marker may be released by Large Cell Carcinoma of lung?
A bacterial lung abscess is caused by which two types of bacteria?
S. aureus or anaerobes
Does panacinar emphysema affect the upper or lower lobes?
Does centriacinar emphysema affect the upper or lower lobes?
What is the Hering-Bruer reflex?
stretch receptors in the lungs inhibit further inspiration
What does J Receptor stand for?
Does obstructive atelectasis cause the trachea to deviate to or from the obstruction?
How does obstructive atelectasis look on CXR?
Can aspiration pneumonia have giant cells?
What type of atelectasis would present post-operatively within one hour with a fever?
What are the three first generation H1 blockers?
Does Guaifenesin thin secretions or break up mucus plugs?
Does N-acetylcysteine thin secretions or break up mucus plugs?
break up plugs
What is the toxicity of Bosentan?
What are the two toxicities of Iliprost and epoprostenol?
jaw pain and flushing
Which artery in the posteriior nasal septum can cause life threatening bleeding?
What is the toxicity of Ziluteon?
What are the three toxicities of NRDS regarding oxygen administration?
Would Retinopathy of Prematurity have increased or decreased vasculation? Why?
hypoxia induces VEGF
What does thyroxine do to surfactant production?
What are the two new tests for surfactant production in kids?
Which cell mediates the fibrosis of asbestosis?
What type of calcifications for pneumoconioses?
What type of pneumoconioses can present with Birefringment Crystals?
What type of pneumoconioses can increase the risk of bronchogenic carcinoma?